I've watched several news anchors slap themselves silly in stunned befuddlement over Rolling Stone's coup. I sort of wondered why the traditional media couldn't have done more, with all of their access!
I could weigh in on all the alternately snark-worthy and/or unsettling anecdotes in the NYT's mammoth profile of Allen, but I'm interested in the untold story of how Allen arrived at this point in life.
Democrats' odds of getting movement on a climate bill may hinge on their ability to make the connection between the oil spill and the urgent need for energy reform -- and, the extent to which Republicans join them.
Feel free to read Dana Milbank if that sort of thing appeals to you, but don't imagine for a minute that you're learning anything. That would be like studying the French Revolution by reading Marie Antoinette's cake recipes.